Our Team

Practical educational and civic transformation.

The Team

Tom Pollak (Background)
DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative

Emily Kuhbach
Assistant Director, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Summer 2018)

Tynetta Devine
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Spring 2019)

Joanna Frank
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Spring 2019)

Yolanda Escobedo
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Spring 2019)

Fredy Gomez
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Fall 2018)

Yuka Okuda
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Fall 2018)

Demane Butler
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Spring-Summer 2018)

Gloria Wang
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Summer 2018)

Emma Zubiago
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Summer 2018)

Rob Sanford
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Summer 2018)

Erika Heddesheimer
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Summer 2018)

Ryla Vessels
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Summer 2018)

Alex Cole
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Summer 2018)

Cassondra Meadows
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Summer 2018)

Michelle Mercado
 Lead Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Spring 2018)

Rebekah Hein
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Spring 2018)

Alexis Tanenbaum
 Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Spring 2018)

Zhenya Petneva
Former Assistant Director and Atlas Fellow, DCTMI (Fall/Winter 2017)

Schuyler Mullenix
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Fall 2017)

Lizzi Marin
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Spring 2017)

Justo Ramirez
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Spring 2017)

Luis Romo
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (Spring 2017)

Joseph Warburton
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (2016)

Kat Kaltenheuser
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (2016)

Nancy Tell Hall
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (2016)

Nick Fortunato
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (2015)

Maris Howell
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (2015)

Molly Lawrence
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (2015)

Katie Benoit
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (2015)

Kristy Lee
Intern, DC Tutoring and Mentoring Initiative (2015)

Advisory Board

Andy Johnson
Communities in Schools (National office)

Akiva Liberman
The Urban Institute (Justice Policy Center)

Bill Potapchuk
Community Building Institute

Rebecca Stelter
Innovation Research & Training (IRT) & Mentoring Central (a collaboration with the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring)

Laurie Wingate
RaiseDC

Susannah Washburn
University of Maryland School of Public Policy, iGIVE
Former executive director of the White House Council for Community Solutions

Jalisa Whitley
United Way of the National Capital Area

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